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Captive breeding program helps save tortoises species Ecuador's once endangered Galapagos tortoise population has made a steady recovery, according to a new study, thanks to the success of a captive breeding program in the region. There were once only 12 Galapagos tortoises, but now there are more than 2,000
CBS News | 19 hours ago | comment? | recommend
Institutions from Brazil, Ecuador and Paraguay win the IDB's Inter-American Awards for Financial and Entrepreneurial Innovation Banco do Nordeste of Brazil, Tigo from Paraguay, and FOODSANU from Ecuador have won this year's Inter-American Awards for Financial andEntrepreneurial Innovation for their excellence in supporting financial inclusion, digital finance, and microenterpr
WebWire | Oct 29, 2014 2:46 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
News Of The Weird By Chuck ShepherdJulian Assange, the WikiLeaks publisher of state secrets who remains holed up in the embassy of Ecuador in London, has signed on with an Icelandic licensing agent to sell Assange-branded high-end clothing, shoes and various household good
Shepherd-Express | Oct 29, 2014 09:08 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Milwaukee, Wisconsin
World Briefing: Ecuador: Tortoise Species Is Saved Conservationists said Tuesday that they had brought giant tortoises on the Galápagos island of Española back from the brink of extinction.
New York Times | Oct 29, 2014 12:19 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Giant tortoises making a comeback on Galapagos Islands Brooks HaysGALAPAGOS ISLANDS, Ecuador, Oct. 28 (UPI) -- Forty years ago, the giant tortoises of the Galapagos Islands were near extinction, but the massive land-dwelling turtle is once again thriving.
United Press International | Oct 28, 2014 10:25 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Over 12,000 People Evacuated Near Cerro Negro de Mayasquer and Chiles It appears that an ongoing volcanic crisis along the Colombia-Ecuador border is beginning to look more significant. A sharp increase in the number and size of earthquakes under Cerro Negro de Mayasquer and Chileshas prompted the evacuation of over 1
Wired News | Oct 25, 2014 02:26 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Penn State dean takes job at Ecuador university A Penn State dean will be the new chancellor of Ecuadors first research university.Click to Continue »
Centre Daily Times | Oct 23, 2014 10:49 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from State College, Pennsylvania
TAME Airlines Launches New Nonstop Route From Quito To Fort Lauderdale QUITO, Ecuador, Oct. 22, 2014 /CNW/ --TAME Airlines, one of Ecuador's premiere airlines, launched a new service between Quito, Ecuador and Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) beg...
Canada NewsWire | Oct 22, 2014 1:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
5.6-magnitude quake shakes Ecuador QUITO, Ecuador — A magnitude-5.6 earthquake rattled Ecuador’s border with Colombia on Monday, shaking low-lying buildings and frightening residents in the sparsely-populated area. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.
ToledoBlade.com | Oct 20, 2014 11:44 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Toledo, Ohio
5.6-magnitude quake felt on Ecuador-Colombia line QUITO, Ecuador (AP) A magnitude-5.6 earthquake rattled Ecuador's border with Colombia on Monday, shaking low-lying buildings and frightening residents in the sparsely-populated area. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.
Yahoo! News | Oct 20, 2014 10:33 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend